The baby’s here! Nipunie’s delivery story and first months as

The baby’s finally here, and she’s adorable! Six months after Nipunie Rajapakse, M.D., gave birth to her new baby girl, we’re catching up with her for a candid conversation about how the first few months of parenthood have gone, including:

* Nipunie’s delivery story
* Her recovery after her C-section and tips to get through it easier
* The first steps for the baby right after delivery
* Breastfeeding: both mom and baby getting used to it
* What surprised Nipunie most about delivery and the first postpartum period
* Her biggest challenge about being a new parent
* How breast pumping has gone so far
* Things she bought for the baby that have been more helpful than she thought
* Things she bought that she thought she would use and didn’t

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